The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has on Monday declared the results for the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) tier 1 exams. A number of candidates have taken to Facebook, demanding normalisation of scores after finding differences in difficulty levels between papers that were conducted on and before August 16.
Here are five things you need to know about the SSC CGL tier 1 paper 2017:
1. Important dates:
The SSC CGL Tier 1 exams were conducted from August 5 this year for 43 batches. The answer keys for the same were released on September 18 and the results were scheduled to release on October 31, but were released on the night before it was scheduled.
A total of 30,26,599 candidates registered for the exam among whom over 14 lakh candidates had appeared for the paper. A total of 15,450 candidates have qualified SSC CGL 2017 Tier I.
3. Exam pattern:
Tier 1 exam is computer-based and contains 25 questions each for reasoning, general awareness, quantitative aptitude and English comprehension. Each section carries a weightage of 50 marks and there will be a negative marking of 0.5 marks for every wrong answer.
4. Selection process:
Those candidates who qualify Tier 1 exam will be called for Tier-II exam. SSC will take account of marks of the Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III. Candidates have to pass all the tiers separately. The commission has released 3 lists as per the post they applied for. List 1 is for those who applied for the post of AAO and will appear in paper I, II, and IV in tier II exam. List 2 is for JSO post applicants who have to appear in paper I, II, and III in tier II exam. List 3 is for all candidates who have qualified for tier II and will appear in paper I and II.
5. Steps to download results:
Step 1: Visit the official website of the Staff Selection Commission (ssc.nic.in)
Step 2: On the homepage, click on the ‘results’ section
Step 3: There will be two options – write up and ‘results’
Step 4: Click on results to check your name and roll number in the pdf file
Step 5: To view cut-off marks category-wise, click on ‘write-up’
Step 6: Check and download the results
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